11-12 September 2018 //  Lancaster Royal Hotel, London


Joern-Peter Halle

Joern-Peter Halle

Senior Vice President, Head of External Innovation and Head of TIP Immuno-Oncology Global Research & Development Biopharma, Merck KGaA

Peter is leading the Strategy Realization, Operational Excellence, and President's Office function in Merck Serono. Most recently, he was Head of Strategy and Business operations in Merck Serono R&D. Prior to this, he was responsible for the program leaders of the oncology portfolio, part of the cross-functional oncology leadership team, and Head of Early Stage Licensing of Merck Serono. He started his carrier in Merck 9 years ago as a member of the corporate development team and was member of the Serono acquisition and integration team. Prior to joining Merck, he co-founded a biotech company focusing on R&D in dermatology where he served as a Chief Business Officer.

Peter holds a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Konstanz and began his carrier as a postdoc in biochemistry at the Gene Center Munich. He lives in Darmstadt with his wife and 5 children.


2017 Speakers

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